Texas Capital Bank Dives into the ABL Pool: Capriotti and His Team from JPMorgan Have Moved to a New Neighborhood

Deep in the heart of Texas, the ABL world is heating up. Despite reports that the landscape is flat and banks have become reluctant bedfellows, Chris Capriotti and two members from the JPMorgan ABL team moved to Texas Capital Bank recently to ramp up its ABL division and transform a regional bank into a national player.

When ABL is the Family Business: TD Bank’s Nemia Looks Back at 35 Years in the ABL Industry

Over the course of his 35-year career, TD Bank Executive Vice President and Head of Asset-Based Lending Joseph Nemia has worked at some of the most storied companies in the business — Chase Manhattan, CIT and GE Commercial Finance, among others. He shares his perspective on today’s ABL world and offers a look back at the days when interest rates spiked at 20% and inflation ran wild.

Slow and Steady: Battaglia and Encina Business Credit — in the ABL Game for the Long Haul

Starting a new nonbank ABL is not for the faint of heart, says Encina Business Credit CEO Marty Battaglia. The 30-year ABL veteran spoke with ABF Journal editor Nadine Bonner about the challenges of starting a new business and the slow, sure future he envisions.

Starting from Scratch: Keith Broyles and Yvonne Kizner Build an ABL Division at Blue Hills Bank

When Blue Hills Bank, a 140-year old community bank, decided to start an ABL division, it offered veteran ABL lenders Keith Broyles and Yvonne Kizner the opportunity to build the new division from scratch. The pair jumped at the chance. They spoke with ABF Journal Editor Nadine Bonner and shared their optimism and excitement about this new venture.

Home in the Middle: Finding a Role on a Complex Continuum

After a 26-year career working on both regional and global enterprises, Gordon Brothers Finance CEO Gene Martin brings an optimistic work ethic to the middle market.

Jon Lucas Looks Back At a Satisfying Career

Jon Lucas talks with ABF Journal about his time with CIT and the career in the commercial finance industry.

The Facts About Factoring: How CIT Commercial and Its New President, Marc Heller, Have Evolved

Last January CIT Commercial Services named industry veteran Marc Heller president of the division, succeeding Jon Lucas. Heller responds to ABF Journal’s questions, provides insights into his personal experiences in factoring and offers some history of the industry and a look ahead.

The Small and Swift Advantage — Hana Business Capital Serves the Lower Middle Market at Light Speed

Newly appointed chief risk officer, Albert D. Perez shares the threefold process that Hana Business Capital plans to employ in its quest to cater to the underserved lower middle market. Thanks to the small size, depth of knowledge and experience of his team, Perez says Hana has decision making speed unrivaled by competitors.

Privately Owned and Ready to Grow: Miller’s ABL Journey Takes Him Back to Rosenthal & Rosenthal

When Rob Miller took over as the head of the asset based lending group at Rosenthal & Rosenthal at the end of March, it marked a homecoming for the 30-year veteran of the financial services industry. In the months that followed, Miller has assessed the portfolio of the privately-owned company and positioned it for a “limitless future.”

Realigning for the Global Customer: WFCF’s New Team Talks Action Imperatives

ABF Journal caught up with the newly-appointed leadership team at Wells Fargo Capital Finance to discuss their plans for the recently realigned Corporate Finance, Industries and Global Capital Solutions groups. With a continued focus on growth and customer financial success, the team shares their plan of action for the first 90 days — and for any challenges they may encounter on the road ahead.